Chief Washington Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
Julie Rovner is chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News. Prior to joining KHN in 2014, she spent 16 years as health policy correspondent for NPR, specializing in the politics of health care and serving as lead correspondent covering the passage and implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Rovner previously covered health policy for National Journal’s CongressDaily and for Congressional Quarterly, among others. She is the author of the reference book Health Care Politics and Policy A-Z, co-author of Managed Care Strategies 1997, and has contributed to several other books, including two chapters in Intensive Care: How Congress Shapes Health Policy.